Sanctuary Wood

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Sanctuary Wood

Postby plbramham » Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:29 pm

Just a few pix from my Somme centenary trip ( and Ypres).
All photos taken on a Nikon compact camera I bought from e bay for £30 - you don't need to have "posh" camera stuff! if you know what you are doing!
SancWood   cemetery1.jpg
Cemetery entrance, just below Hill 62
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Re: Sanctuary Wood

Postby kerchi » Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:15 am

I like the remains of the trench mortar. Looks almost identical to this one.

Image from Wikimedia Commons (public domain) by Daderot

24.5cm Heavy Trench Mortar
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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